Abendau's Heir by Jo Zebedee - Press Release

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WRITER SIGNS THREE-BOOK DEBUT DEAL WITH TICKETY BOO PRESS

Abendau’s Child is the first book in the Abendau Trilogy. Jo first started writing this marvellous story when she was sixteen. She re-visited the space opera when she turned forty. Her writing had reached such a level that Molly Ker Hawn of the Bent agency snapped her up and as well as this collection is working on other projects. Jo and Molly decided to sub the trilogy to Gary Compton of Tickety Boo Press Ltd and he could not get the contract signed quick enough. The three books will be edited by Teresa Edgerton and Abendau’s Child will be released on 1st March 2015

“Everyone has a plan to use Kare. His cruel mother, the Empress, demands he accepts his position as her only heir. His father's rebellion want a figurehead to stand against her. Kare just wants to avoid the horrific future foretold for him.”

This is her first novel.

Abendau’s Child, a Space Opera will be available on Amazon as an ebook and paperback on 1st March, and the paperback will be available for pre-order on the publisher’s website on 17th December 2014.

For further information please contact Gary Compton of Tickety Boo Press on 0777 3614544, email gary.compton@ticketyboopress.co.uk

Notes to Editors:

1. Preview ecopies of Abendau’s Child will be available end of January, as well as photos and bios. Please contact Gary Compton gary.compton@ticketyboopress.co.uk

2. Abendau’s Child is published by TicketyBoo Press Ltd, www.ticketyboopress.co.uk


3. For interviews with Gary or Jo, please use the contact addresses above.

And here is the cover as well as a lovely picture of Jo.

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Huzzah!

I really like the cover. Nice vivid colours, and it'll work well in black and white and as a thumbnail as well.

Congrats, Jo. You'll remember us when they open a theme park about your books in America, won't you?
 

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Snigger... He did a lot of screaming. ;) :D

It's terrific to see it come this far and tremendous thanks to Gary for the fab cover that I'm about to go all avatar-y on (but I'll keep my wee tinselly one here for another week.)

Dead excited. I hope you all wanted a nice popcorn space opera with dark little nooks and crannies. Yes? Yes? Phew....
 

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I thought it might be interesting to blog the journey the cover made. As a digital piece of art it has many components. You will see, soon.

Plus I had blond hair when I started with Jo. :)

She's great, though. So professional!
 

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Congratulations, Springs! That's awesome, and I like the cover too.

Thanks, it's dead exciting.

Huzzah!

I really like the cover. Nice vivid colours, and it'll work well in black and white and as a thumbnail as well.

Congrats, Jo. You'll remember us when they open a theme park about your books in America, won't you?

What I'm aiming for, having set my aspirations today, is Muse doing a space rock opera based on it. :D

Doncha just love 3-book deals?? Fantastic, Jo, and what a stunning cover. Looking forward to seeing this in print (proper print, not the ebook thingy...). Here's to 2015, the year it all takes off for you.(y)

I have my fingers crossed for so many people in 2015 I won't be able to type. Sorry, Gary. :)

Congratulations!



I haven't read much popcorn space opera. Then again, until recently I hadn't read any purple-covered romances with fairies in either ...

See, you needed to expand your horizons. :) I have my eye on tomorrow and the paperback of the fairy love story. It sounds fab!
 

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